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August 4, 2015, 1:00 PM

Mitsubishi Inaugurates Seattle Engineering Center

Facility to administer certification flight-test program for new regional jet

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Jul 14, 2014 - 12:50 AM
The company is displaying a full-size mockup of the passenger cabin of its new E-Jet E2 airliner family for the first time in public.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:40 AM
Flight-testing of the new Leap turbofan is about to start.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:10 AM
787-9 debuts at Farnborough show as Boeing challenges Airbus to defend its A350 strategy.
CAE is one of several training providers that has developed programs for the new competency-based multi-crew pilot license targeted at an expected 3,000 candidates.
Jul 13, 2014 - 4:00 PM
Global pilot union says more real flying needed.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:05 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.
The Ramona and follow-on Tamara passive detection systems were deployed by Warsaw Pact countries on  mobile vehicles.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.
Jul 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Airbus attempts to head off 777X threat with “on plan” A350-1000.
Jul 13, 2014 - 9:00 AM
As the aircraft becomes a common site and help airlines make revenue, Airbus says it is in no rush to stretch or re-engine the Airbus A380.
Jul 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Rolls-Royce has introduced new manufacturing techniques at Washington facility.
R-R claims the Trent XWB’s advanced compressor aerodynamics deliver module weight savings of 15 percent through blisk technology.
Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.